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Echoes of Colonial Conflict in Algeria Reverberate in French Politics
A midcentury war began a crisis of identity and integration that is playing out in France’s battle for the presidency.
Harsh Facebook Posts, Jail and Now Death: A Man’s Fate Angers Algeria
The country’s government is coming under criticism after the death of a journalist imprisoned under a new law that criminalizes offending the president.
Desperation Rising at Home, Africans Increasingly Turn to Risky Seas
More than 1,300 migrants have died trying to cross the Mediterranean in boats from North Africa in the last few weeks alone.
Black in Algeria? Then You’d Better Be Muslim
In the West, racists see skin color. In Algeria, they see religion.
Kamel Daoud: Noir en Algérie? Mieux vaut être musulman.
En occident, les racistes voient la peau. En Algérie, ils voient la religion.
Tensions Erupt in Brussels, and Police in 4 Countries Make Arrests
Memorials for the victims of the terrorist attacks in Brussels were interrupted on Sunday by far-right protesters.
BP and Statoil Pull Employees From Algeria Gas Fields After Attack
An affiliate of Al Qaeda claimed responsibility for a grenade attack that hit one of the largest natural gas fields in Algeria.
Gas Facility in Algeria Is Attacked With Rockets
The identities of the attackers, who struck the site that is jointly operated by Statoil and BP, were not known, and there were no immediate reports of injuries.
Belgium Says Algerian Killed in Raid May Have Had Links to Radical Islam
Mohamed Belkaid, a 35-year-old who was in Belgium illegally, tried to open fire on officers and was shot and killed by a special forces sniper.
The Sexual Misery of the Arab World
We act as though sex doesn’t exist, and yet it determines everything that’s unspoken. Sex is everywhere. Especially after death.
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